Ecumenism of choirs

A prayer in Chinese “for persecuted Christians” and that all political leaders might work towards justice and peace. This characterized the Mass Pope Francis celebrated in St Peter’s Basilica on Wednesday morning, 29 June, the solemnity of the Patron Saints of Rome. After the Mass, the Holy Father personally conveyed the pallium to 22 new Metropolitan [...]

Letter #52: On the Eve

March 18, 2013, Monday -- On the Eve Tomorrow a new pontificate will officially begin. It will be the Feast of St. Joseph, March 19. I note that "Joseph" is the name of Joseph Ratzinger, so tomorrow is the "onomastico," or saint's day (celebrated in Italy almost like a birthday) of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI. The [...]